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Birmingham rail engineer named as Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Description
University of Birmingham Professor, Bridget Eickhoff, has today (30 September) been announced as one of the new Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Date:
30/09/2019

BCRRE connects with Central, East and Southern Europe

BCRRE connects with Central, East and Southern Europe
Description
BCRRE exhibits for the first time at the TRAKO international railway fair in Poland to signal their growing commitment to developing relationships in the region and surrounding areas.
Date:
26/09/2019

New rail testing scheme launched

New rail testing scheme launched
Description
West Midlands DIGI-RAIL businesses are being offered subsidised access to extensive rail test and trail facilities at QRTC in a bid to encourage railway innovation.
Date:
25/09/2019

BCRRE ranks as part of the innovation top 50

BCRRE ranks as part of the innovation top 50
Description
Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) has been named as one of the Midlands most innovative businesses as part of 'Innovation 50'.
Date:
23/09/2019

University of Birmingham leases Porterbrook High Speed Train

University of Birmingham leases Porterbrook High Speed Train
Description
Rolling stock asset management company, Porterbrook, has leased one of its iconic High-Speed Trains (HST) to the University of Birmingham.
Date:
17/09/2019

Railway Industry Innovation Award success

Railway Industry Innovation Award success
Description
BCRRE are part of a collaboration with Abtus which has won an award at the Railway Industry Innovation Awards.
Date:
15/08/2019

Mainline Testing of UK's First Hydrogen Train Gets Green Light

Mainline Testing of UK's First Hydrogen Train Gets Green Light
Description
Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham's Centre for Railway Research and Education today announce that the UK's first hydrogen train will be tested on the mainline railway following a successful proof-of-concept.
Date:
20/06/2019

BCRRE announces new Industry Advisory Board

Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) welcomes the members of its new Industry Advisory Board.
Date:
13/06/2019

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table

Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table
Description
UNESCO has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table. We are marking the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev's periodic table of chemical elements with a series of short films.
Date:
07/06/2019

University of Birmingham strengthens links with leading Serbian rail organisations

University of Birmingham strengthens links with leading Serbian rail organisations
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) has signed co-operation agreements with two organisations based in Serbia to strengthen ties with the rail industry across South and East Europe.
Date:
09/05/2019
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